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Pender County News

Visitation for 2-year-old boy run over by car Friday; Likely no charges filed

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videoA funeral service for 2-year-old Carter L. Gilson is scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m. at Coble Ward-Smith funeral home. Investigators say Carter was run over by 28-year-old Stevie Wallace over the weekend in a private driveway. Full story...
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Child killed, charges not filed

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videoA woman questioned in the death of a 2-year-old over the weekend has been arrested again. This time in Pender County for DWI and this is not her first run-in with the law. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Accused rapist's ex wife says he's manipulative, liar

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videoThe Pender County Sheriff's Office arrested of Ralph Thomas Smith, 42 of Willard, on Monday. Smith was charged after an alleged incident was reported to social services and the sheriffs office in which Smith had sexual relations with a 14-year-old girl. Full story...
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Pender and Onslow County crack down on sex offenders

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video Pender and Onslow counties are cracking down on sex offenders. U.S. Marshals and several other agencies discussed a recent operation that targeted sex offenders. The project is called Operation Valor. They sent out 70 officers in divided teams to the homes of registered sex offenders in Onslow and Pender county. Full story...
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Man pleads guilty in Pender County murder

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41-year-old Tony Allen Harris plead guilty today in the 2012 murder of Debra Gail Long. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Surf City worker faces assault charges while on the job

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videoNeighbors are speaking out about pending charges for assault involving a city worker. Warrants say Jordan stepped on Worthington's foot and raked dog feces off on Worthington's shoe, that's when neighbors say Worthington put Jordan in a choke hold causing serious bruising around his neck. Worthington is charged with assault inflicting serious injury by breaking Jordan's jaw and Jordan is charged with simple assault. Full story...
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Pender County hires second interim manager in six days

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videoFor the second time in less than a week, the Pender County Commission has hired an interim county manager. Commissioner today agreed to hire Bob Murphy until a permanent manager is hired. Full story...
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NCDOT to hold meeting on plan to replace Surf City Swing Bridge

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videoThe NC Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting July 29 about the proposed replacement of the Topsail Island Bridge in Surf City. Full story...
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Pender Co. twin takes to Twitter to bring Drake to sister's funeral

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Former Laney High School cheerleader Jasmin Grady is at the center of the Twitter-verse, as her twin brother works to fulfill her last wish. As he works to bring Drake to the Port City to sing at her funeral, the family effort has her story all over social media.

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Pender County Emergency Management hosts hurricane expo

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videoSoutheastern North Carolina feels the impact of almost every hurricane that occurs along the east coast. For Pender County Emergency Management holding a hurricane expo was important for everyone. Full story...
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UPDATE: Leland man dies after being pinned between burning vehicles on I-40

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videoOne person is dead after being pinned between two burning vehicles and two others hurt after a crash last night on I-40 in Pender County. Full story...
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Arthur doesn't stop fishing tournament

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video The 6th Annual Children's Fishing Competition in Surf City went off Friday afternoon without a hitch. Full story...
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Funnel clouds spotted, home catches fire from lightning in Pender Co. during Hurricane Arthur

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Pender County Emergency officials say there were no reports of significant damage when Hurricane Arthur swept through the area, despite a tornado touching down and a lightning strike sparking flames at a home there. Full story...
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Red Cross opens shelter at Burgaw Middle School

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The American Red Cross has opened a shelter at Burgaw Middle School at 500 S. Wright St. in Burgaw. The shelter, which opened at 2 p.m., is pet friendly. Full story...
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School board to hold Penderlea public hearing

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videoThe Pender County School board decided Thursday night to hold a public hearing on Penderlea School. Full story...
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